- Museum number
A group of three bamboo arrows, sharpened to a point. No. 'a' has two small green feathers, alternating with two flight feathers, one brown striped and one black-green; no. 'b' has only two flight feathers (both black with white stripes); and no. 'c' has two small light green feathers, alternating with two flight feathers (one dark brown and one dark green).
Length: 140.90 centimetres (a)
Length: 142 centimetres (b)
Length: 141 centimetres (c)
- Curator's comments
- Register 1960:
a: Bamboo arrow, sharpened to a point; two small green feathers alternating with two flight feathers, one brown-striped, one black-green.
b: Bamboo arrow, sharpened to a point: with two flight feathers - black with white stripes.
c: Bamboo arrow, sharpened to a point; two small light green feathers alternating with two flight feathers - one dark brown, one dark green.
"Made by the same man".
Second consigment of a collection by the vendor from the AKWE-SHAVANTE INDIANS, RIO DAS MORTES REGION, MATO GROSSO, BRAZIL.
See also: 1959 Am10- Nos. 1-73 (pp. 18-23). Nos. 74-92 (pp. 30-31).
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number